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Britain’s Charlotte Fry and Glamourdale take Grand Prix Special Gold

Monday, August 8, 2022
Posted by Louise Parkes
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FEI WORLD DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022 - HERNING, DENMARK

Cover-Charlotte Fry (GBR) - Glamourdale.jpg

Great Britain’s Charlotte Fry and Glamourdale grabbed gold in the Grand Prix Special at the ECCO FEI World Championships 2022 in Herning, Denmark tonight where host-nation superstars Cathrine Laudrup-Dufour and Vamos Amigos clinched silver ahead of The Netherlands’ Dinja van Liere and Hermes in bronze.

Photo - Charlotte Fry (GBR) and Glamourdale (© FEI/Leanjo de Koster)

The Dutch rider raised the bar with a score of 79.407 when fourth-last to go of the 30 starters, but Laudrup-Dufour bettered that with 81.322 when next into the arena and it seemed that, just like the team title yesterday, the Special gold was destined for Denmark.

But Fry’s 11-year-old stallion, who had the crowd gasping with delight once again with his hugely extravagant canter, posted a massive 82.508 to bring it home for Britain.

More to follow...

Result here